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Film Permits

The San Antonio Film Commission coordinates all filming on city-owned property, which encompasses more than 250+ parks and facilities including libraries, Hemisfair, Brackenridge Park, the San Antonio Botanical Garden, River Walk, La Villita, and Market Square. The Film Commission also helps connect filmmakers to film-savvy police officers, street closure officials and park police, when needed.

As a film-friendly city, film permit fees are waived for all productions, to ensure filmmakers can work in an efficient and affordable way.

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • To ensure your permit is issued in time for your production, it is recommended you fill out the following permit form at least 10 business days before your first day of principal photography. 
  • Any production involving equipment, cables, lighting, drones, etc. are required to submit a certificate of insurance to FilmSA@FilmSanAntonio.comTypical insurance requirements are $1M in liability. The City of San Antonio, Attn: Film Commission, should be listed as an additional insured with the following address: 203 S. St. Mary's Street, Suite 120, San Antonio, Texas 78205.

Outside of City-Owned Locations

The San Antonio Film Commission is also a liaison for locations outside of city owned property, including the San Antonio historic missions, Tower of the Americas, Pearl Brewery, Steves Homestead in the King William District, and more. Filmmakers can contact the Film Commission with any questions about locations, contacts and permits at 210.207.6777 and browse the Film Commission’s Locations Database.


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Electrical tie-ins MAY be available but must be coordinated with the Parks Department at least 10 days in advance of required shoot date. FEES apply.

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